A Life Full of Blessings

The Proverbs show us the way to joyful, abundant, Christ-honoring living, a life full of God's blessings. Do you want to experience this kind of life? Now first things first: realize that the Proverbs are not so much guaranteed promises from God but rather are¬†general principles from God that guide the way we live as … Continue reading A Life Full of Blessings

Three Keys to Keeping Your Faith Strong

The best golfers in the world will tell you that in order for them to keep their golf game strong they must play golf regularly and pay attention to a few things that keep them at the top of their game. The same is true with fishermen and welders and salesmen and every other person … Continue reading Three Keys to Keeping Your Faith Strong

Three Aims When I Teach the Bible

When I am teaching a Bible study or preaching a sermon, I keep three things in mind. They help to guide me during my preparation, study and delivering the message. AIM #1: That people will leave saying, "That's exactly what the Bible says."¬† Since I don't believe that I can say anything better than God … Continue reading Three Aims When I Teach the Bible

Imitate Me?!?

OK. So you hear the words of the apostle Paul when he says, "Imitate me, as I also imitate Christ" (1 Corinthians 11:1) and you wonder, "Do those words apply to me?" The answer is yes. As followers of Jesus Christ, we are all called to lead others into a growing relationship with Him. To … Continue reading Imitate Me?!?